Sarah Shahi Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Sarah Shahi. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.

  1. What does Sarah do for a living?
  2. Who are Sarah’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Sarah’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Sarah married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Sarah have any children?
  6. Where is Sarah now?
  7. How tall is Sarah?
  8. How much money does Sarah earn?
  9. What is Sarah’s net worth?

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Who is Sarah Shahi?

Aahoo Jahansouzshahi professionally known as Sarah Shahi is an American famous actress and a former model. In 2005, she played Carmen on The L Word, Kate Reed in the USA Network legal drama Fairly Legal (2011-2012), and Sameen Shaw in the CBS crime drama Person of Interest (2012 to 2016). In addition, she has appeared in the main role of Det.


Moreover, she has appeared as Dani Reese in Life, and in a supporting role in Alias. She starred in the series Reverie in 2018. Sarah then appeared in a recurring role in 2019 in City on a Hill on Showtime and appeared in seven episodes of the series The Rookie as romantic interest Jessica Russo.

How Old Is Sarah Shahi?

She is 42 years old as of June 2022, having been born on January 10, 1980, in Euless, Texas, U.S. Sarah shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Ben Azelart, Kobe Morris, Avi Angel, Mason Mount, Jadyn Xavier, and many more.

Sarah Shahi Family

Who are Sarah Shahi’s Parents?

She was born to Abbas Shahi (Father) and Mahmonir Shahi (Mother) an interior designer. Her parents divorced when Sarah was ten years old. Her father is Iranian while her mother is Spanish.

Does Sarah Shahi have Siblings?

She has an elder brother by the name of Cyrus Shahi and a younger sister by the name of Samantha Shahi who is a production assistant.

A Photo of Sarah Shahi
A Photo of Sarah Shahi

Sarah Shahi Education

She received her high school education at Trinity High School where she was captain of the volleyball and basketball teams. After high school, she attended Southern Methodist University where she majored in English and Theater. During her time at SMU, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega and won the Miss Fort Worth pageant in 1997.

Sarah Shahi Marital Status

She is currently in a relationship with Adam Demos born on May 24, 1985. Her boyfriend is an Australian actor. They began dating in 2020. However, despite being in a relationship, she was previously married to Steve Howey (born on July 12, 1977) an American film and television actor. They married on February 7, 2009, but divorced in January 2021.

Sarah Shahi Kids

She and her ex-husband Steve have three kids. A son by the name of William Wolf Howey was born in July 2009. And two twins, a daughter and a son by the names Violet Moon Howey and Know Blue Howey respectively born in 2015.

Sarah Shani Career

While working as an extra on the set of Dr. T and the Women in Texas, she met director Robert Altman who encouraged her to move to Hollywood. While in Hollywood, she received roles in several series including, Alias, Dawson’s Creek, Reba, and Supernatural. The roles she received while in Hollywood built up the name and she appeared in 2005 in the supporting character of DJ Carmen de la Pica Morales on The L Word, which she joined in its second season.

However, after the end of the fourth season, her contract was not renewed and thus her character was written out. Maxim named her number 90 on the “Hot 100 of 2005” list, moving up to number 66 in 2006 and 36 in 2012. In 2012, she appeared on the cover of Maxim’s ‘TV’s Hottest Girls’ Issue in October 2012. Moreover, she is ranked No. 5 on the AfterEllen.com hot list in 2007. In 2007 also, she played Farah in the second season of Sleeper Cell and also appeared in HBO’s The Sopranos, in the Season 6b episode “Kennedy and Heidi” as Sonya Aragon, a stripper and college student who spends a weekend with Tony after a death in his family.

Career Continuation

In addition to 2007, she secured a small role as Zoe, a clad rich girl who is pursued by Chris Tucker’s character, Detective Carter, in the film Rush Hour 3. That same year, she took on her first permanent leading role in a TV series, where she co-starred in the NBC series Life with Damian Lewis, as homicide detective Dani Reese. Moreover, the series ran for only two seasons. Sarah landed the role in the USA Network pilot, Facing Kate in October 2009. And began filming in November 2009.

Later the series was changed to Fairly Legal and was canceled in November 2012, after only two seasons. In October 2012, she was cast as a recurring love interest for Taylor Kinney‘s character Lt. Kelly Severide on NBC’s show Chicago Fire. Her next work was cast in February 2013 in the recurring role of Sameen Shaw on Person of Interest, thus making her first appearance in the second season episode “Relevance”. CBS President Nina Tasslet announced in May 2013 that Sarah would be added as a series regular for its third season.

Career Continuation

In 2012 also, she played the daughter of Sylvester Stallone’s character in the film Bullet to the Head. Her co-star in this film is Jason Momoa, whom she worked with again in the 2014 film Road to Paloma. Following the episode of Person of Interest, in January 2015, Sarah and the show’s producer announced she would be going on mertanity leave. She returned in February 2016 when she was cast as iconic detective Nancy Drew in a planned TV series based on the books. CBS in May 2016 passed on the series. In May also, she resumed her appearances as Shaw on Person of Interest until June 21, 2016, when the show ended.

In 2018 she starred in the new TV series Reverie, however, it was canceled after only one season. Sarah in 2019 joined the cast of Showtime’s City on A Hill as recurring character Rachel Behnam, an investigator for the district attorney. She then started filming Sex/Life in August 2020, a Netflix series inspired by BB Easton’s book “44 Chapters About 4”, in Toronto, Canada. In October, she was cast as Isis opposite Dwayne Johnson and Pierce Brosnan in the upcoming Black Adam.

Sarah Shahi Height and Measurements

Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 3inches (1.6m) and a weight of 54kg (119lbs).

Sarah Shahi’s Salary and Net Worth

Her annual salary is over $700,000 and a net worth of $3 million.